Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 333 906
Rank change year-on-year +191 +573 +398
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4294 1975 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.40% 0.98% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.10% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3496 1652 358
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +35.71%

Microservices is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 160431 179248 194120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.79% 88.94% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128308 149296 157831
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices.

Salary trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +181 4128 £62,500 +4.17% 427
London +118 2683 £70,000 +12.00% 272
UK excluding London +290 1528 £50,000 - 168
South East +244 505 £55,000 - 65
North of England +139 333 £45,000 -18.18% 41
Midlands +136 236 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South West +140 227 £47,500 +5.56% 21
West Midlands +96 193 £42,500 -15.00% 10
North West +112 168 £45,000 -21.74% 22
Yorkshire +75 147 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East of England +130 139 £55,000 - 14
Scotland +28 68 £55,000 +22.22% 11
East Midlands +46 43 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Wales +25 28 £42,000 -6.67% 2
North East +16 18 £39,000 -42.22% 2

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2744 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2261 (52.65%) Java
3 1565 (36.45%) TDD
4 1381 (32.16%) JavaScript
5 1222 (28.46%) Amazon AWS
6 1153 (26.85%) DevOps
7 1085 (25.27%) .NET
8 1059 (24.66%) Software Engineering
9 985 (22.94%) REST
10 980 (22.82%) Spring
11 941 (21.91%) Git (software)
12 929 (21.63%) Docker
13 928 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
14 927 (21.59%) NoSQL
15 919 (21.40%) C#
16 907 (21.12%) AngularJS
17 906 (21.10%) Finance
18 895 (20.84%) SQL
19 888 (20.68%) Linux
20 872 (20.31%) Scrum
21 862 (20.07%) SOA
22 847 (19.73%) HTML
23 800 (18.63%) BDD
24 793 (18.47%) Node.js
25 780 (18.16%) Web Services
26 690 (16.07%) MongoDB
27 687 (16.00%) CSS
28 683 (15.91%) Python
29 655 (15.25%) MVC
30 640 (14.90%) Greenfield Project

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 305 (7.10%) Elasticsearch
2 234 (5.45%) Apache
3 179 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 149 (3.47%) Apache Spark
5 126 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 124 (2.89%) JBoss
7 122 (2.84%) Confluence
8 101 (2.35%) CMS
9 98 (2.28%) Apache Solr
10 77 (1.79%) WebSphere
11 74 (1.72%) nginx
12 65 (1.51%) WebLogic
13 40 (0.93%) IIS
13 40 (0.93%) WildFly
14 34 (0.79%) OpenStack
15 31 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
16 30 (0.70%) Jetty
17 29 (0.68%) EPiServer
18 25 (0.58%) Mule
19 24 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (0.21%) HipChat
2 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.047%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 30 (0.70%) Eloqua
2 23 (0.54%) RMDS
3 15 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (0.33%) Magento
5 10 (0.23%) SessionCam
5 10 (0.23%) Social Studio
6 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.16%) Unica
9 2 (0.047%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.047%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.047%) Summit
9 2 (0.047%) Workday HCM
10 1 (0.023%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.023%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1222 (28.46%) Amazon AWS
2 614 (14.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 315 (7.34%) SaaS
4 170 (3.96%) PaaS
5 131 (3.05%) GitHub
6 113 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
7 108 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 93 (2.17%) IaaS
9 84 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
10 64 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 62 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
12 47 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
13 35 (0.82%) Amazon S3
14 31 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
14 31 (0.72%) OpenShift
15 25 (0.58%) Heroku
16 21 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (0.44%) Akamai
18 18 (0.42%) Datadog
19 16 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 206 (4.80%) HTTP
2 76 (1.77%) Firewall
3 68 (1.58%) Internet
4 47 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 45 (1.05%) DNS
6 32 (0.75%) AMQP
7 14 (0.33%) FTP
8 12 (0.28%) Network Security
8 12 (0.28%) VPN
9 11 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (0.26%) SMPP
10 10 (0.23%) SSL
11 8 (0.19%) LDAP
11 8 (0.19%) SAN
12 7 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (0.16%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (0.16%) OpenVPN
12 7 (0.16%) SSH
13 6 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 927 (21.59%) NoSQL
2 690 (16.07%) MongoDB
3 527 (12.27%) SQL Server
4 526 (12.25%) MySQL
5 427 (9.94%) Big Data
6 403 (9.39%) Relational Database
7 399 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 312 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
9 217 (5.05%) Redis
10 206 (4.80%) Hadoop
11 123 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 106 (2.47%) RDBMS
13 91 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
14 86 (2.00%) Blockchain
15 68 (1.58%) Neo4j
16 62 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 56 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
17 56 (1.30%) HBase
18 54 (1.26%) CouchDB
19 48 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 941 (21.91%) Git (software)
2 638 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 393 (9.15%) Maven
4 309 (7.20%) TeamCity
5 262 (6.10%) JIRA
6 237 (5.52%) Selenium
7 233 (5.43%) Cucumber
8 225 (5.24%) JUnit
9 172 (4.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 150 (3.49%) Subversion
11 128 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 126 (2.93%) Gradle
13 120 (2.79%) Visual Studio
14 108 (2.52%) gulp
14 108 (2.52%) Hudson
15 107 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 102 (2.38%) webpack
17 79 (1.84%) Eclipse
18 78 (1.82%) Bitbucket
19 73 (1.70%) MSBuild
General
1 906 (21.10%) Finance
2 352 (8.20%) Banking
3 216 (5.03%) Retail
4 199 (4.63%) Marketing
5 191 (4.45%) Games
6 125 (2.91%) Electronics
7 122 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 101 (2.35%) Manufacturing
9 84 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 78 (1.82%) Advertising
11 73 (1.70%) Front Office
11 73 (1.70%) Law
12 62 (1.44%) Retail Banking
13 35 (0.82%) Legal
14 34 (0.79%) Back Office
15 32 (0.75%) Billing
16 26 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.49%) Publishing
18 17 (0.40%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2460 (57.29%) Developer
2 1098 (25.57%) Java Developer
3 773 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 487 (11.34%) Architect
5 404 (9.41%) .NET Developer
6 395 (9.20%) C# Developer
7 374 (8.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 368 (8.57%) Software Engineer
9 250 (5.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 233 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 210 (4.89%) Software Developer
12 209 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 207 (4.82%) Java Engineer
13 207 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
14 204 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
15 202 (4.70%) Lead Developer
16 150 (3.49%) Agile Developer
17 145 (3.38%) Node.js Developer
18 144 (3.35%) Python Developer
19 143 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1085 (25.27%) .NET
2 985 (22.94%) REST
3 980 (22.82%) Spring
4 907 (21.12%) AngularJS
5 847 (19.73%) HTML
6 793 (18.47%) Node.js
7 780 (18.16%) Web Services
8 687 (16.00%) CSS
9 572 (13.32%) RESTful
10 524 (12.20%) React
11 462 (10.76%) ASP.NET
12 448 (10.43%) HTML5
13 422 (9.83%) Hibernate
14 405 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 400 (9.32%) Spring Boot
16 286 (6.66%) SOAP
17 285 (6.64%) XML
18 266 (6.19%) JSON
19 258 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
20 248 (5.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 640 (14.90%) Greenfield Project
2 371 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 307 (7.15%) User Experience
4 247 (5.75%) Fintech
5 164 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 152 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 122 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 86 (2.00%) iPad
9 85 (1.98%) Online Banking
10 78 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 72 (1.68%) Hedge funds
12 66 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
13 64 (1.49%) Public Cloud
14 59 (1.37%) Data Centre
15 46 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (1.00%) Social Media
17 40 (0.93%) Clustering
18 39 (0.91%) Blog
19 38 (0.88%) Cloud Native
19 38 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 888 (20.68%) Linux
2 261 (6.08%) Windows
3 164 (3.82%) Unix
4 120 (2.79%) Android
5 104 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.02%) CentOS
8 36 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 14 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.21%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.19%) Solaris
15 6 (0.14%) Debian
16 4 (0.093%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.047%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.047%) VMS
17 2 (0.047%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.047%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2744 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1565 (36.45%) TDD
3 1153 (26.85%) DevOps
4 1059 (24.66%) Software Engineering
5 928 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
6 872 (20.31%) Scrum
7 862 (20.07%) SOA
8 800 (18.63%) BDD
9 655 (15.25%) MVC
10 548 (12.76%) Test Automation
11 536 (12.48%) OO
12 497 (11.57%) Open Source
13 484 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 415 (9.66%) SOLID
15 412 (9.59%) E-Commerce
16 372 (8.66%) SDLC
17 364 (8.48%) Kanban
18 363 (8.45%) Mentoring
19 324 (7.55%) Analytics
20 319 (7.43%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 2261 (52.65%) Java
2 1381 (32.16%) JavaScript
3 919 (21.40%) C#
4 895 (20.84%) SQL
5 683 (15.91%) Python
6 462 (10.76%) Scala
7 317 (7.38%) Go
8 281 (6.54%) Ruby
9 250 (5.82%) PHP
10 169 (3.94%) C++
11 148 (3.45%) ES6
12 129 (3.00%) Bash Shell
13 106 (2.47%) C
14 103 (2.40%) TypeScript
15 102 (2.38%) PowerShell
16 94 (2.19%) Groovy
17 80 (1.86%) Shell Script
18 62 (1.44%) Clojure
18 62 (1.44%) T-SQL
19 54 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 486 (11.32%) Degree
2 214 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.07%) Master's Degree
5 32 (0.75%) ISEB
6 30 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 25 (0.58%) PhD
8 21 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 21 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.30%) CISSP
11 11 (0.26%) CITP
12 10 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.21%) MCP
13 9 (0.21%) MCPD
14 7 (0.16%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.14%) CISM
16 5 (0.12%) CISA
16 5 (0.12%) DV Cleared
17 4 (0.093%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (8.01%) QA
2 29 (0.68%) GCP
3 25 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.21%) MiFID
5 8 (0.19%) EMIR
6 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.12%) SLA
8 4 (0.093%) GDPR
9 3 (0.070%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.070%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.070%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.047%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.047%) PMO
11 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 929 (21.63%) Docker
2 23 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.28%) HDFS
7 9 (0.21%) Varnish
8 6 (0.14%) iptables
9 5 (0.12%) etcd
10 4 (0.093%) flannel
10 4 (0.093%) Gluster
10 4 (0.093%) NFS
10 4 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.070%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.047%) KVM
12 2 (0.047%) LXC
12 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.047%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 368 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 298 (6.94%) Ansible
3 272 (6.33%) Puppet
4 195 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
5 74 (1.72%) Terraform
6 38 (0.88%) Kibana
7 33 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
8 31 (0.72%) Mesos
9 30 (0.70%) HAProxy
10 24 (0.56%) Nagios
11 21 (0.49%) Consul
12 20 (0.47%) logstash
13 19 (0.44%) Grafana
13 19 (0.44%) rkt
14 14 (0.33%) Icinga
15 13 (0.30%) MOM
16 12 (0.28%) Marathon
16 12 (0.28%) Packer
17 11 (0.26%) Prometheus
18 9 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 373 (8.69%) Microsoft
2 331 (7.71%) Oracle
3 190 (4.42%) Google
4 121 (2.82%) SAP
5 92 (2.14%) Xamarin
6 67 (1.56%) Cognizant
7 63 (1.47%) TIBCO
8 58 (1.35%) IBM
8 58 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 53 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 52 (1.21%) Splunk
11 49 (1.14%) VMware
12 43 (1.00%) New Relic
13 37 (0.86%) Solace
14 35 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
15 33 (0.77%) Zend
16 32 (0.75%) Sitecore
17 29 (0.68%) AppDynamics
17 29 (0.68%) Marketo
18 28 (0.65%) Apigee
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Benefits and an Amazing offic
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Sunday Times top 100 to work for
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £110000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + stock and bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 Per Annum Up to £45,000 (neg) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago